King Minos of Crete, notorious in
ancient mythology for having a gigantic labyrinth built to contain the bestial
Minotaur would eat his heart out for this!
The largest permanent hedge maze in the
world is the Peace Maze at Castlewellan Forest Park, Co. Down, Northern Ireland.
conceptualized and designed by the exceptional Beverley Lear of the United
Kingdom and subsequently created by the Forest Service of Northern Ireland, in
collaboration with members of the public.
The area of the hedge maze totaled a
enormous an eleven thousand two hundred and fifteen square meter or 2.771 acres.
It’s path length was a sum total of 3.515 kilometers or 2.184 miles.
It was opened
to the public on the twelfth of September,2001.
The Peace Maze
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